Homemade Windows Cleaning with Ammonia
There is a lot of reasons why making your own household cleaners is a good idea. I have read a lot of information on the dangers of common store bought cleaners. The list of dangers seems to encompass everything from breathing toxic fumes, the harmful effects of the cleaners on your skin to some cleaners being carcinogenic. Aside from the health concerns there is also a financial consideration. Cleaners can be quite an expense on the budget. If you purchase a separate cleaner for everything from wiping down counters to cleaning floors, polishing and dusting, tub cleaners, toilet bowl cleaners, and the list goes on, this is a fairly large slice of the family’s budget.
You can make many of your own household cleaners utilizing some very basic and common ingredients. This does not have to take a lot of your time with mixing and making. Sometimes it is just a matter of a change in habit. A friend of mine once recommended using baking soda and Dawn detergent to cleaning the bath tub. No pre-mixing, simply sprinkle the baking soda on your tub and squirt some Dawn detergent and start scrubbing! I tried and it worked so well! Much better than many of the products I have used in the past and it does not scratch surfaces. Change of habits and a few extra minutes will usually be all that is required to make your cleaners.
There are some household cleaners that are basic simple recipes. Most you make up right in the spray bottle. If your cleaning shelves become stocked with the basic ingredients than putting them in the spray bottle takes close to the same amount of time as pouring the chemical laden store-bought cleaners right into the bottle.
If you are wondering what this list of “basic ingredients” are, I will show you:
Washing Soda (can be found near laundry detergent in most stores)
Borax (also near the laundry section)
Mild Dish Detergent
How do you use these ingredient to clean you house, you may be wondering? Let’s go through a breakdown of “types” of cleaners that you can create with the above ingredients.
Homemade Floor Cleaner
1 cup white vinegar
1 gallon warm water
Mix in your cleaning bucket and use this to clean vinyl type floors.
Wood Floor Cleaner
½ cup vinegar
1 gallon water
The most important thing to keep in mind while cleaning wood floors is that they can not get overly wet. When you use the above mixture, dip your sponge mop into the solution and squeeze until almost dry. Then mop. Never put the cleaner directly on the floor. Dry any streaked or wet area with a clean towel as you go along the floor.
All Purpose Cleaners
I like to make a large batch of my favorite household cleaner. I make this in a gallon size container and fill spray bottles as I need it.
My Homemade Cleaner
In a clean, empty gallon milk jug put:
2 Tablespoons ammonia
1 teaspoon dish detergent
1 pint (2 cups) rubbing alcohol
4 drops food coloring – optional
a few drops of your favorite essential oil for a nice fresh scent, I use Orange
Fill the rest of the gallon jug with hot water. Pour into spray container to use.
Here is a cleaner you make right in your spray bottle:
1 t Borax
a few drops of a mild dish detergent
10 drops of essential oil, optional
In a 16 spray bottle put vinegar, borax and hot water. Swish around until borax has dissolved. Add the drops of dish detergent and fill the rest of the bottle with water. Add the essential oil (I...How to buy saitama inu? who is the helper in the book of john How to go down on a woman? What is the meaning of treatise? What does a swollen throat look like? what attributes or qualities of a helper to you posess What does in care of mean? What does divine mean? How to pass a mouth swab drug test for amazon? Tricks on how to develop equations from word problems? How to stop hitting behind the golf ball tips? how to turn off police helper world events Why do leaves of plant go black at tips? How to get twins? Tips when you seam granite countertops? What does ads mean? Experts share some tips how jewelry? How are you meaning in chinese? What is the meaning of hanafuda earrings? What does the notation rr mean to geneticists? What does sustaining an objection mean? How do suffixes change the meaning of a word? What is the meaning of business? how helper springs work What does iss mean in school? How to increase melanin? how to open lucid nightmare helper What causes the tips of your fingers to wrinkle? How to be happier? What is the meaning of ... in a sentence? What does pmoys mean? What are the 5 symbiotic relationships between species? What does chemotherapy do? What are some cool magic tricks? How to change email name? What is the meaning of 555? What is the meaning of take out? How to fold raw cone tips? How to lose weight in 7 days? What does female ejaculation look like? What does acab mean? What is the meaning of survey? 10 tips how to recruit? How many hat tricks for nikita kucherov? How to update outlook? How much do coctail servers make.in tips downstream casino? What does block chain mean? What language does germany speak? Say what meaning? How to remove tile backsplash? What does pending mean on a house? What does weed smell like in the air? What tricks can you do with a 3d slinky? What is the meaning of covalent bond? What does the monster logo meaning? How to relieve constipation? How to activate imessage? How to know if eggs are bad? How to delete safari history? What does ojos mean? How much bartender make tips milwaukee? How to crate train? How does holland america distributec tips? What time is it in la? What is balsamic vinegar? What does a hurricane look like? What does it mean to submit to your husband? How to force close on windows? who cant fuck right or cook hamburger helper What does short mean? What is the meaning of polyamorous relationship? How to mc an event tips? What is the meaning of the word extirpate? What does detox mean? Elden ring how to summon spirits? How do you like it meaning? What does mean in html? What does hipster mean? What does dwai mean? Be myself why don't we meaning? google toolbar browser helper object how to disable What does lmft stand for? What does the number 21 mean? what trait do i need for a fishing shack helper wow How long to leave hydrogen peroxide in ear? How to activate tips on uber? How to make a small room look bigger? What is conjunction mean? How to cook wings in the oven? What does detente mean? How to become a tips trainer? How to use obs to display tips and followers? Any tips to write in a body paragraph when emailing an application? What piping tips make flowers? What is the meaning of kenosis? Tips on how to become a zumiez vendor? What does alms mean? How to sober up? What you are up to meaning?